Business Resource Center

Business Resource Center

Hills Bank is dedicated to helping businesses in the Corridor be successful. From our experienced business banking team to the Hills Bank Business Academy, we provide hassle-free banking and valuable tools to help make success happen. Below are some additional resources for businesses, non-profit organizations, and farm operations.

How to Share Your Brand Story Using Social Media

Every business has a story to tell, and social media offers a space to share it. Brook Easton, of Easton Design, shares in her presentation how to share your story using social media, plus many other best practices and tips for using social media to promote your business. View the recording here!


Help Protect Your Business From Fraud

Aaron Warner is the creator of ProCircular, a cybersecurity firm in Coralville, Iowa. In this eye-opening Hills Bank Business Academy presentation, he highlights how to detect and help prevent fraud in your business.


Best Digital Tools: Must-Use Digital Marketing and Business Tools to Get More Done in Less Time

Local marketing technologist Joshua McNary of McNary Marketing & Design shares his suggestions of tools you can use to get more done in less time. View his presentation on “Best Digital Tools” for recommendations for social media managing tools, email marketing tools, platforms for building websites, and more.


Business Succession Seminar

Planning and executing the succession of your business can take up to a decade or more and requires communication among everyone involved in the decision-making process. You have put blood, sweat, and tears into making your business a success and you want to see it continue to thrive.

Watch the Business Succession Seminar below and learn from experts including Davon Cook, Ag Progress; Travis Schroeder, RSM; Mark Ahlers, Hills Bank Trust and Wealth Management; and a panel of local business owners who share their challenges and steps for success in the planning process.


Financial Management for the Closely Held Business

The Hills Bank Business Academy proudly hosts the Financial Management for the Closely Held Business seminar, where business owners and managers learn to proactively control their finances through business-tested techniques. These worksheets are provided during the course as financial management tools:

Financial Education

For information specific to business tips from Hills Bank’s experienced business banking team, visit our Financial Education page.